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NYSE: CAT
Caterpillar Inc Stock

CAT Price
$194.26
Fair Value Price
N/A
Market Cap
$105.19B
52 Week Low
$87.50
52 Week High
$197.37
P/E
31.85x
P/B
7.02x
P/S
1.86x
PEG
1.27x
Dividend Yield
2.12%
Revenue
$43.66B
Earnings
$3.32B
Gross Margin
28.9%
Operating Margin
11.29%
Profit Margin
7.6%
Debt to Equity
4.12
Operating Cash Flow
$7B
Beta
1.15
Next Earnings
Jan 29, 2021
Ex-Dividend
Jan 19, 2021
Next Dividend
Feb 19, 2021

Zen Score

High
Medium
Low
51
Industry average

Reasons for this score

CAT ($194.26) is trading below its intrinsic value of $581.59, according to Benjamin Graham's Formula from Chapter 14 of "The Intelligent Investor"
Valuation
CAT is good value based on its earnings relative to its share price (31.85x), compared to the US market average 40.05x)
Valuation
CAT is poor value based on its earnings relative to its share price (31.85x), compared to the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry average (18.5x)
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CAT price to earnings (PE)

For valuing profitable companies with steady earnings
Company
31.85x
Industry
18.5x
Market
40.05x
CAT is good value based on its earnings relative to its share price (31.85x), compared to the US market average 40.05x)
Valuation
CAT is poor value based on its earnings relative to its share price (31.85x), compared to the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry average (18.5x)
Valuation

CAT price to book (PB)

For valuing companies that are loss-making or have lots of physical asset
Company
7.02x
Industry
5.28x
Market
36.62x
CAT is good value based on its book value relative to its share price (7.02x), compared to the US market average (36.62x)
Valuation
CAT is poor value based on its book value relative to its share price (7.02x), compared to the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry average (5.28x)
Valuation

CAT price to earnings growth (PEG)

For valuing profitable companies with growth potential
CAT is poor value relative to its rate of earnings growth, measured by PEG ratio (1.27x)
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CAT's financial health

Profit margin

Revenue
$9.9B
Net Income
$668.0M
Profit Margin
6.8%
CAT's Earnings (EBIT) of $4.93B can safely cover interest payments on company debt ($38.13B)
Financials
CAT's profit margin has decreased (-3.4%) in the last year from (11%) to (7.6%)
Financials

Assets to liabilities

Assets
$76.7B
Liabilities
$61.7B
Debt to equity
2.54
CAT's short-term assets ($38.53B) exceed its short-term liabilities ($24.98B)
Financials
CAT's short-term assets ($38.53B) exceed its long-term liabilities ($36.77B)
Financials
CAT's debt has increased relative to shareholder equity (4.12), over the past 5 years ago (3.96)
Financials
CAT's debt to equity ratio (4.12) is considered high
Financials

Cash flow

Operating
$1.7B
Investing
-$216.0M
Financing
-$1.0B
CAT's operating cash flow ($6.69B) may not be sufficient to safely service the company's debt ($38.13B)
Financials

Caterpillar Stock FAQ

What is Caterpillar's quote symbol?

(NYSE: CAT) Caterpillar trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol CAT. Caterpillar stock quotes can also be displayed as NYSE: CAT.

How much is Caterpillar's stock price per share?

(NYSE: CAT) Caterpillar stock price per share is $194.26 today (as of Jan 8, 2021).

What is the 52 week high and low for Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT)?

(NYSE: CAT) Caterpillar's 52-week high was $197.37, and its 52-week low was $87.50. It is currently -1.58% from its 52-week high and 122.01% from its 52-week low.

What is Caterpillar's Market Cap?

(NYSE: CAT) Caterpillar's market cap is $105.19B, as of Jan 16, 2021.

Market cap (market capitalization) is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares.

Caterpillar's market cap is calculated by multiplying CAT's current stock price of $194.26 by CAT's total outstanding shares of 541,506,575.

How much is Caterpillar stock worth today?

(NYSE: CAT) Caterpillar currently has 541,506,575 outstanding shares. With Caterpillar stock trading at $194.26 per share, the total value of Caterpillar stock (market capitalization) is $105.19B.

Caterpillar stock was originally listed at a price of $24.25 in Dec 31, 1997. If you had invested in Caterpillar stock at $24.25, your return over the last 23 years would have been 701.07%, for an annualized return of 9.47%.
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